Here is what I did with my class. We practiced recognizing letters with nonlinguistic representation.
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Children use all of their five senses when learning. Children also acquire and retain knowledge nonlinguistically, through visual imagery, kinesthetic or whole-body movement, auditory experiences, and so forth. Teachers should take advantage of all modes of learning and encourage their students to make nonlinguistic representations of their thinking. This can happen by using concept maps, idea webs, dramatizations, and other types of nonverbal representation. When students then explain what they did or the model they made, they are putting their thinking into words. This can lead to new questions and discussions, which in turn promote deeper thinking and better understanding.
Robert Marzano names nonlinguistic representation as one of nine essential instructional strategies in his book Classroom Instruction that Works.